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Pet Rock - Wikipedia

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This article is about the fad. For the 1981 album by The Sinceros, see Pet Rock ( album). The Pet Rock "Pet Carrier", which doubled as its packaging. Pet Rocks sitting on a couch. Pet Rock ...

How Did the Pet Rock Fad Start? - Today I Found Out

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May 23, 2016 ... Sarah H. asks: Why did people buy the pet rock when it was just a rock? ... In 1975, the biggest fad was to dish over a whopping $3.95 ($17.58 ...

Pondering The Popularity Of The Pet Rock — And Other Fads : NPR

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Apr 4, 2015 ... They were all the rage for a brief, mid-'70s moment, and they turned their creator into a millionaire. What was so special about rocks in a box?

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78 - The New York Times

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Mar 31, 2015 ... A modern incarnation of “Stone Soup” as stirred by P. T. Barnum, Pet Rocks made Mr. Dahl a millionaire practically overnight. Though the fad ...

Pet Rocks - Bad Fads

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Created by Gary Dahl (pictured), the rocks were seen as a perfect pet, needing very little maintenance and always behaving, quietly and peacefully. For a six ...

The History of the Pet Rock | Our Pastimes

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The History of the Pet Rock. Fads come and go, but few were as popular as the original pet rock of the 1970s. It seems an impossible concept that a rock would ...

Gary Dahl, inventor of 1970s fad the Pet Rock, dies at 78 - The ...

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Apr 2, 2015 ... From news services. Gary Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, died March 23 in Jacksonville, Ore. He was 78.

Pet Rock Page

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Pet Rocks were a 1975 fad originated in California by salesman, Gary Dahl. They spread like wildfire to the rest of the country. Here was a pet that took no care ...

Beanie Babies, Troll dolls, Pet Rocks: The fads we collected, and ...

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Nov 11, 2016 ... Beanie Babies sold for thousands of dollars at one point but you can now pick them up for pocket change. You only have to visit your local ...

The Pet Rock Captured a Moment and Made Its Creator a Millionaire ...

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Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl's Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor for a post-Watergate world, a pop culture fad that made its creator ...